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Chronic Pain May be Your Biggest Threat to a Good Night’s Sleep

Posted on by Leython Williams, PT, DPT, CMTPT

Have you considered the link between your sleep and pain you may be experiencing? Recent research suggests that sleep and chronic pain are more closely linked than you might think. Not only does sleep deprivation affect your energy, concentration, and general health, it also can predict and even worsen your pain.

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Sleep Hygiene: The Benefit of Getting Zzz’s

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP

Sleep is important for both physical and mental health. The CDC reports that 1/3 of U.S. adults get less than the recommended amount of sleep. Not enough sleep has been linked to chronic diseases such as heart disease, obesity, depression and type 2 diabetes. Poor sleep has also been linked to increased pain levels.

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